The mission of the 6th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs Office is to provide trusted counsel to its leaders; build, maintain, and strengthen Team MacDill members' morale and readiness; enhance public trust and support; and achieve global influence and deterrence.
Public Affairs works daily to strategically shape the United States Air Force's public image through audience-focused communications. The Public Affairs Office communicates with the public and other key customer groups through a number of traditional vehicles, including publications, this website, public education handouts and mass media.
Public Affairs relies on its four sections to complete its day to day task. Those sections include: Internal Information, Multimedia, Community Relations and Media Relations. The professional staff members who work within these Public Affairs sections are talented and hard working, photographers, broadcasters and journalist; all trained at the Defense Information School, in Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland.
The 6th AMW Public Affairs Office seeks to inform decision makers and communicate the service's requirements, capabilities, actions and achievements to the world and keeps the Tampa Bay community fully informed with complete and accurate information. Our programs are designed to increase public understanding of the MacDill mission.
For questions or information, call (813) 828-2215. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Join Public Affairs
The Public Affairs Career Field is composed of the Air Forces communication activities and functions which involve administering and operating the Public Affairs initiative. These functions include photojournalism, broadcasting and band.
As an Air Force photojournallist you will write and edit news for internal and civilian newspapers and websites. You will maintain liaison with members of the medial, local and regional civic leaders to better military civilian relations. You will follow the principles, characteristics, and techniques of photographic reproduction. Your photography skills will include; portrait photography using studio lighting techniques and equipment. A variety of photographic techniques are performed.
As an Air Force broadcaster you may be a film narrator, make spot announcements, or operate turntables, video switchers, dimmers, radio consoles, and other broadcasting equipment.
All Air Force career fields are based on qualifications and job availability.
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